I believe you should contact a real estate attorney soon after you decide to sell your residence. You need to interview them to determine whether 1) you get along with them; 2) they have time to represent you; 3) they're experienced; and 4) you can afford them. Some attorneys bill by the hour and some charge a flat-fee with costs - this needs to be discussed from the very beginning and it needs to be in writing. Ask for referrals from friends, co-workers, your local bar association, neighbors, church, Realtors. A name may start repeat, over and over.
It's the attorney's job to discuss the contract -its provisions, legal consequences - with you. You need to understand what you're signing as legal obligations and consequences are created and will be enforced should a breach of contract occur. They should help you determine whether something is worth mediating, litigating or just clarifying. Yes, they can review the contract with the selling agent (I'm assuming you're the seller).... more
HI Vivian, I checked for you in the Realtor MLS system but it was not up for sale. It might be up for sale through a non realtor. I did see another property you might be interested in, 655 Soundview. Let me know if you are interested I can e-mail you all the info.... more
My question is: How is Port Chester doing since the development has been up and running for a while now? The area has the massive, hulking "The Waterfront" of big box shops, just down the road from humble, early-mid 20th century store fronts. Natually, realtors press to close a sale with me, but as the (three!) condo developments in P.C. are a new kind of housing for the area, are buyers of them going to be stuck when they wish to sell in 2-3 years, as there will be a continual glut of the same-type of inventory, going forward?... more